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Re: RAM disk

On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 8:16 AM, David Brownlee <abs%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
       The simplest option is probably to mount a tmpfs filesystem and
       copy the files you want to it, then copy things back when done.


       # mkdir /ramdisk
       # mount -t tmpfs tmpfs /ramdisk

mount_tmpfs: tmpfs on /ramdisk: Operation not supported by device


       # cp -R /somedir /ramdisk

       the tmpfs will grow and shrink as necessary, so watch out if you
       put too much data on there and use up all your ram...     


this seems like the solution for me.

I'll try out the other things you suggested asap.


Scott Lawrence

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